Senator Paquiao Sinupalpal sina De Lima at Trillanes: 'Bakit natin atakihin ang programa laban sa droga, eh napaganda naman ang resulta?'
Sens. Manny Pacquaio and Vicente Sotto III on Monday said the Philippine National Police deserves to be applauded for the number of people arrested in the drug operations conducted within the first three months of the Duterte administration. He commended PNP for the good result of the 'massive' drug war.
"Bakit natin atakihin ang programa laban sa droga, eh napaganda naman ang resulta," he said
During the EJK senate hearing, Dela Rosa explained that 22,387 people have been arrested in the 23,474 drug operations conducted as of 6 a.m. on Oct. 3.
Meanwhile, 1,375 were killed in the operations, allegedly for fighting during arrest.
The police chief said the thousands arrested are alive.